Shuckers' outfielder Johnny Davis provides ESPN Sports Center's top play on Thursday

By Biloxi Shuckers | April 14, 2017 12:36 AM ET

 BILOXI, MS - The Biloxi Shuckers and MGM Park were once again front and center nationally on ESPN, Thursday night.

Shuckers' centerfielder Johnny Davis robbed Pensacola's Alex Blandino of a home run during the sixth inning of a 4-1 loss, and the video went viral on social media. The catch was immediately shared on Sports Center's Twitter and Instagram accounts. The catch was the top play on Sports Center's popular Top 10 list. As of 11:45 pm on Thursday, the Sports Center post on Instagram had received 389,145 views within two hours, and quickly rising. 

Tweet from @SportsCenter: Home run robbery! #SCtop10

Tweet from @BiloxiShuckers: Guess who was #1 on the #SCtop10 tonight?

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @theScore: VIDEO: Minor leaguer Johnny Davis steals HR with incredible snag. ��

The Shuckers continue their opening homestand with Pensacola at MGM Park on Friday night at 6:35 pm. Fans arriving early on Friday will receive a commemorative 2017 Shuckers team photo courtesy of Knight Abbey Printing & Direct Mail. The homestand continues with Biloxi Dodgers tribute Night and Fireworks on Saturday and Family Fun Day and an Easter egg hunt on Sunday.

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ABOUT THE BILOXI SHUCKERS: The Biloxi Shuckers are the Double-A Southern League Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The Shuckers play at MGM Park in Biloxi, Mississippi. For more information please visit and follow us on Twitter @biloxishuckers and at

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